dovetail cutter

dovetail cutter

A rotary cutting tool, used to shape dovetails.
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Tenders are invited for Supply Of Solid Carbide Dovetail Cutter
The second step is cutting the dovetail using a .359 x 60 degree dovetail cutter (Brownell's 080-621-060).
It you have a milling machine, it is a small matter to machine a perfect dovetail with a 0.25-inch dovetail cutter. I cut mine about 0.060-inch deep.
Asking a dovetail cutter to plow through a hard slide cutting on a full 180-degree path is begging for an overheated and worn (or broken) cutter, a work-hardened slide and poor cut finish.
A 45-degree dovetail cutter will do the job, or if you are really handy, a correctly angled machinist file will suffice.
Tenders are invited for Solid Carbide Microfine Grade 4 Fluted Dovetail Cutter Dia 5Mm X 69 Deg.
I don't have the type of machine or cutter to make the slot look like they do it at the factory, so I simply milled out the 3/8-inch slot to the proper depth and then used a 1/2-inch 45-degree dovetail cutter for the barrel block.
Tenders are invited for Supply of Solid Carbide Microfine Grade 4 Fluted Dovetail Cutter
The next milling cut will be made to remove material to lessen the burden for the dovetail cutter. Wipe the previously milled area clean of any oil and use the black felt-tip marker to color an area around 5/8 inch back from the shoulder we just created with the 1/2-inch endmill.